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Artūrs Kulda
Position Defenceman
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
214 lb (97 kg)
KHL Team
F. Teams
Severstal Cherepovets
Latvijas hokeja līga
Prizma Riga
Pervenstvo VHL
CSKA Moskva-2
OHL
Peterborough Petes
AHL
Chicago Wolves
St. John's IceCaps
NHL
Atlanta Thrashers
Winnipeg Jets
KHL
Sibir Novosibirsk
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Jokerit
Kunlun Red Star
Dinamo Riga
Tipsport Extraliga
HC Sparta Praha
Teams Latvia
Olympics 2014
World Championships 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2019
Nationality Latvian
Born July 25, 1988,
Leipzig, Germany
NHL Draft 200th overall, 2006
Atlanta Thrashers
Pro Career 2003 – present

Artūrs Kulda (born July 25, 1988 in Leipzig, Germany) is a Latvian ice hockey player currently playing for Severstal Cherepovets of the KHL. He was a seventh round 200th selection of the Atlanta Thrashers in 2003. He made his National Hockey League (NHL) debut with the Thrashers on February 12, 2010 against the Minnesota Wild.[1] He was a member of the Wolves' Calder Cup championship team in 2008.[2]

He represented Latvia at the 2004, 2005 and 2006 World U18 Championships Division I, 2006 World Junior Championship, 2007 and 2008 World Junior Championships Division I, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2019 World Championships and at the 2014 Olympics.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2006–07 Peterborough Petes OHL 58 2 9 11 83
2007–08 Peterborough Petes OHL 55 7 27 34 87 5 1 3 4 6
2007–08 Chicago Wolves AHL 5 0 1 1 10 21 1 4 5 32
2008–09 Chicago Wolves AHL 57 1 14 15 59
2009–10 Chicago Wolves AHL 66 6 19 25 46 14 1 4 5 8
2009–10 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 4 0 2 2 2
NHL totals 4 0 2 2 2

InternationalEdit

Year Team Comp GP G A Pts PIM
2004 Latvia WJC18-D1 5 0 1 1 6
2005 Latvia WJC18-D1 5 0 2 2 18
2006 Latvia WJC18-D1 5 1 2 3 12
2006 Latvia WJC 6 0 1 1 6
2007 Latvia WJC-D1 5 0 2 2 27
2008 Latvia WJC-D1 5 1 4 5 12
2010 Latvia WC 3 0 0 0 2
Junior int'l Totals 31 2 12 14 81
Senior int'l Totals 3 0 0 0 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. Thrashers 3, Wild 2. National Hockey League (2010-02-13). Retrieved on 2010-02-19.
  2. Atchue, A. J. (2010-02-15). Kulda learning from the best in Chicago. National Hockey League. Retrieved on 2010-02-19.

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